English

English

Where better to study English than the city described as the most poetic in England? At Hull, English is part of the School of Arts, which sits in the Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

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Come to an Autumn Open Day on November 18 to find out more about this subject, our students and the University.

COURSES

Our programmes provide a first-class grounding in literature from the medieval era to the 21st century, by way of English and American authors of poetry, short fiction, drama and novels.

Foundation year Year abroad Industrial placement Integrated Masters

Undergraduate

Postgraduate Taught


Postgraduate Research

  • English research degrees

    We have expertise in a wealth of literary periods and genre, from Old Norse to 21st century literature. Choose to study at MRes or PhD level.

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I chose Hull because it's got amazing facilities. It was the best university I visited, it felt like home.

Lisa Swanson
BA (Hons), Drama and English

WHY STUDY AT HULL?

The University of Hull has a remarkable literary legacy. You will be following in the footsteps of Philip Larkin, who was the university librarian at the Brynmor Jones Library, and alumni such as Rosie Millard, Tom Paulin and Douglas Dunn. You’ll also take inspiration from writers and poets such as Sir Andrew Motion, Stevie Smith and Winifred Holtby, who all have links to the university and city.

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Become part of the thriving literary and creative scene at the University and beyond. We have a wealth of cultural resources from the library and Middleton Hall to the Hull History Centre and the Larkin Centre.

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Renowned poet Philip Larkin is one of the many published authors who have strong links to Hull and are studied on our wide ranging syllabus.

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At Hull, you'll be taught by expert, research-active, friendly staff who are currently publishing in - and changing the nature of - their subjects.

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FACILITIES

Whatever you're studying, the library is one of the best places in the country to get your work done. With over a million books, and state-of-the-art technology throughout, there's a good reason that this is one of the most visited places on campus.

CAREERS

An English degree gives you a wide array of skills which are highly valued in many professions.

When you graduate, you’ll have access to a diverse range of career paths including: teaching, media, journalism, marketing, advertising, heritage and tourism, and publishing to name just a few.

*Data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency

92%of English students are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduating*

 

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OUR RESEARCH

The literary tradition at Hull, associated especially with the poets Andrew Marvell and Philip Larkin, continues and embraces new creative and critical work. Our research ranges from Medieval literature to screen-writing.

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